Kerala is one place where nature literally rolls a green carpet for its guests. Blessed with dense forests and highly fertile land, it promises absolute rejuvenation away from the concrete jungles. The array of green shades that paint the face of this beautiful Indian state is indeed the highlight of many Kerala tour packages.
And as you decide to explore it, you also unveil other captivating attractions of the God’s own country. Here are some terrific ways to cherish the luxuriant nature that finds home in Kerala.
Visit the Tea Gardens of Munnar
Treat your eyes with visual delight as your watch the lush green tea gardens at Kerala’s most charming hill station. The picturesque hills all covered with the tea plantations present a landscape right from the fairy tale world. You may watch workers plucking tea leaves or join them in the activity. A good idea would be to visit the Tea Museum or a tea factory and indulge in tea tasting. The tranquil atmosphere and cool fresh breeze would allow all your senses to unwind.
Savour the Paddy Fields at Kuttanad
Popular as ‘the rice bowl of Kerala’, Kuttanad is the world’s only place to host farming up to 3 meters below the sea level. No wonder the place has alluring treasures of swaying paddy fields that are enough to leave you mesmerized. The added attractions are the traditional houseboats and serene backwaters that make it even more fascinating. If you plan to visit Kuttanad in August, be ready to witness the high voltage drama of the snake boat race.
Trek the Wonders of Wayanad
Wayanad is the star attraction of popular Kerala tour packages and why not. Rich flora, dense forest canopies and verdant meadows and spectacular spice and coffee plantations constitute a true paradise here. Some wonderful attractions like a heart-shaped lake and activities like camping and caving would take the experience to a new level. Not to forget the temples, lakes and wildlife sanctuaries you can add to the list.
Cruise through Nature at Kerala Backwaters
Alleppey, Kumarakom, Munroe Island and many other destinations in Kerala introduce one to the spectacular world of backwaters. You can hire a houseboat or a kayak and embark on a journey through coconut plantations, mangroves and an enthralling countryside. Watch the local life in action, splurge on the tempting Kerala cuisine and opt for the soothing Ayurvedic treatments to make the best out of this experience.
Kerala’s unparalleled grandeur in green is enough to inspire anyone for a trip to the region. We expect to see you on a memorable tour of the region very soon.